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Jan 22, 2013 9:30am EST
. hobbies working in his yard, photography. james robert anderson. couple anderson, what symptoms did you experience that helped you detect that you had cancer of the prostate? >> that's what's so alarming about this john, i had no symptoms. >> no symptoms, zero. had you been getting your p.s.a. annually? >> i get one annually with my physical. >> let's talk about psa, a blood test, stands for what. >> prostate specific antigen which means there's a protein released. >> and the protein determines what your level is. and when you get up to, what, four or five, then you have to proceed with caution but don't get unduly alarmed, is that right? >> well, there are some people that are starting to feel that even at those levels it should be investigated more closely such as biopsies. most important thing about the psa is the rate of change of the psa. you can't just take it as one particular test but rather as a series. >> he means, i believe to say it's constant at year to year. if you come in at a four one year, you should come in at a four the next year or drop, if -- or drop, if you go up y
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